Santa Rosa LGBTQ Protest – November 15th (Pictures)

November 18, 2008

 

Our little metropolis!  The papers say 1,500 people showed up.  Lots of folks say that the press underrepresented the real total.  But I suck at estimating these things, so I can’t really say.  All I know is I couldn’t see the beginning or the end of the line of people at some points.  It was an awesome turnout.

 

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The lime grean sign in the corner… that’s mine!  I made it and we gave it to one of our Sister friends.

 

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Got lots of comments on how a hateful, violent protest was inevitable.  Those two above are proof of all the “hatefulness” floating around.  Quit looking so damn happy and loving you two!  🙂  And what’s up with that happy lady below, toting around an American flag??

 

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My friend Ang. is in this picture.  She’s holding a sign celebrating her own recent nuptials!  Congrats again A & N!!

 

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And my favorite picture of all, just because it’s cool…

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San Diego – Huge Turnout For LGBTQ Civil Rights Protest

November 18, 2008

 

An estimated 20,000 people marched in San Diego’s Join the Impact protest on Saturday, November 15th.

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LGBTQ Civil Rights Events – November 2008

November 17, 2008

 

Updated: 11/26/08

 

Event Details

Sacramento NOW’s “Leadership in Activisim” Workshop

When: Thursday, November 20th, 7pm – 9pm
Where: Hart Community Center, 27th Street between I and J, downtown Sacramento
Cost: Free

Learn how to plan an effective action!  Learn to write a press release, obtain permist, contact your elected officials and more!

 

San Francisco Rally

When: Friday, November 21st, 5:30 pm – 9:30pm
Where: In front of the Ferry Building, 4 Embarcadero, San Francisco
Contact: onelovesanfrancisco@yahoo.com

 

Unity in Diversity… Equality for All!

With the unfortunate outcome of the recent passage of Proposition 8, the LGBTQ community has united in a presence that we have not seen since the early 1980’s and the onset of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Join LGBTQ individuals and organizations, PFLAG and our straight brothers and sisters at a peaceful rally and outreach on the steps of the California state capital building at 2:00 pm on November 22nd.

Please join us as we reach out to all the citizens of California to demonstrate that we will not tolerate discrimination to be written into our state constitution.  While we unerstand you have a very busy schedule, even the simple dissemination of this information to your many contacts is greatly appreciated.

Who: All Americans, not only from all over California, but from all over these United States!
Where: California State Capital Building, West Steps, Sacramento, CA
When: 11/22/08, 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Why: Equal Rights are inalienable and CANNOT be taken away.
Contact: n_kimutis@yahoo.com or tina@equalityactionnow.org

In 1987 the largest rally for gay rights in Sacramento took place, counting 15,000 strong.  We need to stand together and make a statement that we will not stand idly by and let the rights of our sons, daughters, parents, and friends be taken away.  Twenty one years later – 30,000 strong.  Are YOU ready to make history?

The success of this event depends upon getting the word out.  Invite your friends.

If you have questions, please contact California Outreach at info@californiaoutreach.com

 

Equality NOW Fund Raiser

What: Equality Now team on the streets of Sacramento, selling swag and raising money.

When: Wednesday, November 26th, 6:00 pm
Where: 20th & K Streets, Sacramento

 

 

Equality Action NOW Fund Raiser

What: Equality Action NOW team on the streets of Sacramento, selling swag and raising money.

When: Wednesday, November 26th, 6:00 pm
Where: 20th & K Streets, Sacramento

 

 

Pink Friday – Rally in Sacramento

What: Rally
When: Friday, November 28th, 10:00 am
Where: State Capital Building, West Steps, Sacramento
Contact: www.equalityactionnow.org, 916-446-1082

 

Thanksgiving Dinner

When: Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 27th, 5:00 pm
Where: Los Angeles
Contact: Sean at sfurlong@CaliforniansForFairness.com

 

Long Beach Rally

When: Saturday, November 29th, 7:00 pm
Where: Long Beach Performing Arts Center, 300 E Ocean Blvd